Fishing in Alto Sarca

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If you’re passionate about fishing and mountains, this is the place for you: fishing in Trentino, in the waters of Alto Sarca.

Fishing in Trentino, in the waters of Alto Sarca

Alto SarcaFish from stunning streams, rivers and Alpine lakes at the foot of the Brenta Dolomites. Come fishing in the waters of Alto Sarca, in Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo and the Giudicarie. You’ll find 300 km of waters here in one of Italy’s leading destinations for fishing.


Buy your fishing permit online 

The fish population is made up of:

  • marble trout, including large examples;
  • native and stocked brown trout, rainbow trout, hybrids, grayling;
  • arctic char, in high mountain lakes.

The zones of Sarca

The Sarca River features a variety of specific zones and environments for different fishing techniques: waters under ordinary management, No-Kill zones, fishing zones where fish are introduced and Special Reserves.

The following fishing techniques are permitted in the Alto Sarca:

  • fly fishing (wet or dry)
  • spin fishing and fishing with natural bait

Fishing Regulation:

Download the Fishing Regulation

Fishing permits:

An up-to-date list of where fishing permits can be bought is available on the website:

Fishing permit prices:



Ordinary day permit


Permit with special terms (for those staying in partnered accommodation facilities)


Day permit for reserve R1


Permit for reserves R2 - R3 - R4 - R5


Permit for Lake Nembia


Lake Nembia permit with special terms (for those staying in partnered accommodation facilities)


Booklet of 3 permits


Booklet of 5 permits


Booklet of 10 permits


External member (subject to Provincial authorisation with a one-day course) 


Lake Campiglio - Nambino - Ritorto - Lambin


6-trout day permit

€ 25.00 (+ €5 deposit)

3-trout day permit

€ 16.00 (+ €5 deposit)

Catch & release day permit

€ 20.00 (+ €5 deposit)

Catch & release half-day permit € 15.00 (+ €5 deposit)

Highlights 2023:

  • Fishing season opens: 25 February 2023
  • Fishing guides available
  • Webcams on the River Sarca, viewable online
  • Fishing season officially closes: 30 September 2023. Once again, an exception will be made this year along part of the Alto Sarca for fishing during October, in accordance with specific regulations regarding zones and types. Finally, exclusively for the Ponte Pià lake, fishing for white fish will be possible until the end of November.

Fishing in October

The hunt for Trentino’s fine fish continues into October!
From 01/10/2023 to 31/10/2023, fishing in Alto Sarca and Alto Chiese is permitted only if using the fly-fishing or light spin techniques and on a C&R basis.

Check out the details at:
Alto Sarca: fishing in October
Alto Chiese: fishing in October 


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